Catch-Up Quickies 13

First a quick explanation! Due to some severe health issues over the last few years, and a lingering chronic condition, my planned review schedule went right out of the window and I have been scrabbling ever since to get it back on track. In my latest attempt to try to regain some lost ground, I … Continue reading Catch-Up Quickies 13

Blog Tour: The Game of Satori: The Awakening – Amy Jacquemard

*I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author and The Book Review Crew. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: The Game of Satori, a virtual reality escape game that hacks your mind--delving deeply into your subconscious, pulling memories, thoughts and beliefs to the surface that have long … Continue reading Blog Tour: The Game of Satori: The Awakening – Amy Jacquemard

The World Between Us – Sarah Ann Juckes

*I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author and Penguin Random House. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: With shades of ALL THE BRIGHT PLACES and FIVE FEET APART, THE WORLD BETWEEN US is a powerful and thought-provoking story about falling in love with someone a whole … Continue reading The World Between Us – Sarah Ann Juckes

Dead Remnants – Armarna Forbes

*I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb:  Welcome to the afterlife of Denver—where phantom buffalo roam and ghost factions wage war. Seventeen-year-old Ashen Deming is dead, but she can’t move on. Not with the soul of her best … Continue reading Dead Remnants – Armarna Forbes

Bookshine’s Best Reads of 2019 – Part 2

  Here we go again, with my favourite books of the second half of 2019! As before, these are books that I read last year, regardless of publication date.  Also as before, my list is very fantasy heavy.  What can I say – it is a varied and fascinating genre and I love every subset! … Continue reading Bookshine’s Best Reads of 2019 – Part 2

The Emperor’s Visions – R.A. Denny

  *I received a free copy of this novel, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  "The only thing keeping that seal around his neck is his head. Heads are easily removed." Time is running out. Tzoladia is under siege. Heads will roll. As the … Continue reading The Emperor’s Visions – R.A. Denny

The Necromancer’s Prison – Alec Whitesell & Craig Bonacorsi

  *I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  She wanted to find her place in the universe. She never imagined it might not be on Earth. When Emily Murphy over slept the morning of her college entrance … Continue reading The Necromancer’s Prison – Alec Whitesell & Craig Bonacorsi

The Haunting of Alice May – Tony Lee Moral

  *I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*     Blurb:  Alice May Parker moves with her family to the sleepy town of Pacific Grove after her Mom dies, but little does she know the strange and terrifying events … Continue reading The Haunting of Alice May – Tony Lee Moral

Sea Witch Rising – Sarah Henning

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author and Amazon's Vine Programme.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  This sequel to THE SEA WITCH is an alternative reimagining of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid. It’s a heart-wrenching story about the complications of sisterhood, the … Continue reading Sea Witch Rising – Sarah Henning

The Kingdom – Jess Rothenberg

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, NetGalley and Macmillan Children's Books. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  Welcome to the Kingdom, a dazzling fantasy theme park where 'happily ever after' is not just a promise, but a rule . . . It's a … Continue reading The Kingdom – Jess Rothenberg